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Route N20

Barnet - Finchley - East Finchley - Archway - Camden Town - Euston - Trafalgar Square

Night Bus

Sunday nights           Mon-Thurs nights           Friday nights Saturday nights

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

For day service over most of this route, see
- Route 263 timetable (Barnet-Archway, but not via Finchley Central)
- Route 134 timetable (Highgate-Tottenham Court Road Station, but not via Euston)

Note: This route is classed as high frequency, and as such controllers will endeavour to provide an even service rather than necessarily adhering exactly to the times shown.

N20 Sunday night/Monday morning towards Trafalgar Square      Other direction    Mon-Th nights    Fri nights    Sat nights   


Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      2330           00 30          0500
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 2336           06 36          0506
North Finchley, Bus Station                            2340 Then      10 40          0510
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                2344 every 30  14 44          0514
East Finchley Station                                  2351 minutes   21 51          0521
Highgate Station, Woodman                              2355 at        25 55          0525
Archway Station, Junction Road                         2359 these     29 59 until    0529
Kentish Town Station                                   0004 minutes   34 04          0534
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0007 past      37 07          0537
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0011 the hour  41 11          0541
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0014           44 14          0544
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0020           50 20          0550

N20 Sunday night/Monday morning towards Barnet     Other direction    Mon-Th nights    Fri nights    Sat nights


Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0005           35 05          0535
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0010           40 10          0540
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0015 Then      45 15          0545
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0019 every 30  49 19          0549
Kentish Town Station                                   0022 minutes   52 22          0552
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0026 at        56 26          0556
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0030 these     00 30 until    0600
East Finchley Station                                  0034 minutes   04 34          0604
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0041 past      11 41          0611
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0045 the hour  15 45          0615
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0049           19 49          0619
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0055           25 55          0625

N20 Monday night/Tuesday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Trafalgar Square   
                                                                                               Other direction    Sun nights    Fri nights    Sat nights   


Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      2400           30 00          0500
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0006           36 06          0506
North Finchley, Bus Station                            0010 Then      40 10          0510
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0014 every 30  44 14          0514
East Finchley Station                                  0021 minutes   51 21          0521
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0025 at        55 25          0525
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0029 these     59 29 until    0529
Kentish Town Station                                   0034 minutes   04 34          0534
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0037 past      07 37          0537
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0041 the hour  11 41          0541
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0044           14 44          0544
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0050           20 50          0550

N20 Monday night/Tuesday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Barnet  
                                                                                               Other direction    Sun nights    Fri nights    Sat nights   


Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0035           05 35          0535
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0040           10 40          0540
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0045 Then      15 45          0545
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0049 every 30  19 49          0549
Kentish Town Station                                   0052 minutes   22 52          0552
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0056 at        26 56          0556
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0100 these     30 00 until    0600
East Finchley Station                                  0104 minutes   34 04          0604
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0111 past      41 11          0611
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0115 the hour  45 15          0615
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0119           49 19          0619
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0125           55 25          0625

N20 Friday night/Saturday morning towards Trafalgar Square      Other direction    Sun nights    Mon-Th nights    Sat nights   


Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      2400           10 20 30 40 50 00        0200 0210 0220 0230 0240 0250 0300 0310 0320 0330
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0006           16 26 36 46 56 06        0206 0216 0226 0236 0246 0256 0306 0316 0326 0336
North Finchley, Bus Station                            0010 Then      20 30 40 50 00 10        0210 0220 0230 0240 0250 0300 0310 0320 0330 0340
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0014 every 10  24 34 44 54 04 14        0214 0224 0234 0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344
East Finchley Station                                  0021 minutes   31 41 51 01 11 21        0221 0231 0241 0251 0301 0311 0321 0331 0341 0351
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0025 at        35 45 55 05 15 25        0225 0235 0245 0255 0305 0315 0325 0335 0345 0355
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0029 these     39 49 59 09 19 29 until  0229 0239 0249 0259 0309 0319 0329 0339 0349 0359
Kentish Town Station                                   0034 minutes   44 54 04 14 24 34        0234 0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344 0354 0404
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0037 past      47 57 07 17 27 37        0237 0247 0257 0307 0317 0327 0337 0347 0357 0407
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0041 the hour  51 01 11 21 31 41        0241 0251 0301 0311 0321 0331 0341 0351 0401 0411
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0044           54 04 14 24 34 44        0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344 0354 0404 0414
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0059           09 19 29 39 49 59        0259 0308 0318 0328 0338 0348 0358 0408 0418 0427

Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0340 0350 0400 0410 0420 0430 0445 0500
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0346 0356 0406 0416 0426 0436 0451 0506
North Finchley, Bus Station                            0350 0400 0410 0420 0430 0440 0455 0510
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0354 0404 0414 0424 0434 0444 0459 0514
East Finchley Station                                  0401 0411 0421 0431 0441 0451 0506 0521
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0405 0415 0425 0435 0445 0455 0510 0525
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0409 0419 0429 0439 0449 0459 0514 0529
Kentish Town Station                                   0414 0424 0434 0444 0454 0504 0519 0534
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0417 0427 0437 0447 0457 0507 0522 0537
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0421 0431 0441 0451 0501 0511 0526 0541
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0424 0434 0444 0454 0504 0514 0529 0544
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0436 0445 0454 0503 0512 0520 0535 0550

N20 Friday night/Saturday morning towards Barnet     Other direction    Sun nights    Mon-Th nights    Sat nights   


Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0035           45 55 05 15 25 35        0235 0245 0255 0305 0315 0325 0335 0345 0355 0405
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0047           57 07 17 27 37 47        0247 0257 0307 0317 0326 0336 0345 0355 0405 0414
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0057 Then      07 17 27 37 47 57        0257 0307 0317 0327 0334 0344 0353 0403 0412 0420
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0103 every 10  13 23 33 43 53 03        0303 0312 0321 0331 0338 0348 0357 0407 0416 0424
Kentish Town Station                                   0107 minutes   17 27 37 47 57 07        0307 0316 0325 0335 0342 0352 0401 0410 0419 0427
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0112 at        22 32 42 52 02 12        0312 0321 0330 0340 0347 0357 0406 0414 0423 0431
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0116 these     26 36 46 56 06 16 until  0316 0325 0334 0344 0351 0401 0410 0418 0427 0435
East Finchley Station                                  0120 minutes   30 40 50 00 10 20        0320 0329 0338 0348 0355 0405 0414 0422 0431 0439
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0127 past      37 47 57 07 17 27        0327 0336 0345 0355 0402 0411 0420 0428 0437 0445
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0131 the hour  41 51 01 11 21 31        0331 0340 0349 0359 0406 0415 0424 0432 0441 0449
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0135           45 55 05 15 25 35        0335 0344 0353 0403 0410 0419 0428 0436 0445 0453
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0141           51 01 11 21 31 41        0341 0350 0359 0409 0416 0425 0434 0442 0451 0459

Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0415 0425 0435 0445 0455 0505 0515 0525 0535
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0423 0432 0441 0451 0501 0511 0521 0531 0541
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0429 0438 0447 0457 0507 0517 0527 0537 0547
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0433 0442 0451 0501 0511 0521 0531 0541 0551
Kentish Town Station                                   0436 0445 0454 0504 0514 0524 0534 0544 0554
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0440 0449 0458 0508 0518 0528 0538 0548 0558
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0444 0453 0502 0512 0522 0532 0542 0552 0602
East Finchley Station                                  0448 0457 0506 0516 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0454 0503 0512 0522 0532 0542 0552 0602 0612
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0458 0507 0516 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606 0616
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0502 0511 0520 0530 0540 0550 0600 0610 0620
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0508 0517 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606 0616 0626

N20 Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Trafalgar Square     Other direction    Sun nights    Mon-Th nights    Fri nights   


Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      2400           10 20 30 40 50 00        0200 0210 0220 0230 0240 0250 0300 0310 0320 0330
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0006           16 26 36 46 56 06        0206 0216 0226 0236 0246 0256 0306 0316 0326 0336
North Finchley, Bus Station                            0010 Then      20 30 40 50 00 10        0210 0220 0230 0240 0250 0300 0310 0320 0330 0340
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0014 every 10  24 34 44 54 04 14        0214 0224 0234 0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344
East Finchley Station                                  0021 minutes   31 41 51 01 11 21        0221 0231 0241 0251 0301 0311 0321 0331 0341 0351
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0025 at        35 45 55 05 15 25        0225 0235 0245 0255 0305 0315 0325 0335 0345 0355
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0029 these     39 49 59 09 19 29 until  0229 0239 0249 0259 0309 0319 0329 0339 0349 0359
Kentish Town Station                                   0034 minutes   44 54 04 14 24 34        0234 0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344 0354 0404
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0037 past      47 57 07 17 27 37        0237 0247 0257 0307 0317 0327 0337 0347 0357 0407
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0041 the hour  51 01 11 21 31 41        0241 0251 0301 0311 0321 0331 0341 0351 0401 0411
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0044           54 04 14 24 34 44        0244 0254 0304 0314 0324 0334 0344 0354 0404 0414
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0059           09 19 29 39 49 59        0259 0308 0318 0328 0338 0348 0358 0408 0418 0427

Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0340 0350 0400 0410 0420 0430 0445 0500 0530 0600 0630
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0346 0356 0406 0416 0426 0436 0451 0506 0536 0606 0636
North Finchley, Bus Station                            0350 0400 0410 0420 0430 0440 0455 0510 0540 0610 0640
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0354 0404 0414 0424 0434 0444 0459 0514 0544 0614 0644
East Finchley Station                                  0401 0411 0421 0431 0441 0451 0506 0521 0551 0621 0651
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0405 0415 0425 0435 0445 0455 0510 0525 0555 0625 0655
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0409 0419 0429 0439 0449 0459 0514 0529 0559 0629 0659
Kentish Town Station                                   0414 0424 0434 0444 0454 0504 0519 0534 0604 0634 0704
Camden Town Station, Camden Road                       0417 0427 0437 0447 0457 0507 0522 0537 0607 0637 0707
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0421 0431 0441 0451 0501 0511 0526 0541 0611 0641 0711
Shaftesbury Avenue, Caxton Walk                        0424 0434 0444 0454 0504 0514 0529 0544 0614 0644 0714
Trafalgar Square, Whitehall                            0436 0445 0454 0503 0512 0520 0535 0550 0620 0650 0720

N20 Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Barnet    Other direction    Sun nights    Mon-Th nights    Fri nights   


Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0035           45 55 05 15 25 35        0235 0245 0255 0305 0315 0325 0335 0345 0355 0405
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0047           57 07 17 27 37 47        0247 0257 0307 0317 0326 0336 0345 0355 0405 0414
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0057 Then      07 17 27 37 47 57        0257 0307 0317 0326 0334 0344 0353 0403 0412 0420
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0103 every 10  13 23 33 43 53 03        0303 0312 0321 0330 0338 0348 0357 0407 0416 0424
Kentish Town Station                                   0107 minutes   17 27 37 47 57 07        0307 0316 0325 0334 0342 0352 0401 0410 0419 0427
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0112 at        22 32 42 52 02 12        0312 0321 0330 0339 0347 0357 0406 0414 0423 0431
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0116 these     26 36 46 56 06 16 until  0316 0325 0334 0343 0351 0401 0410 0418 0427 0435
East Finchley Station                                  0120 minutes   30 40 50 00 10 20        0320 0329 0338 0347 0355 0405 0414 0422 0431 0439
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0127 past      37 47 57 07 17 27        0327 0336 0345 0354 0402 0411 0420 0428 0437 0445
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0131 the hour  41 51 01 11 21 31        0331 0340 0349 0358 0406 0415 0424 0432 0441 0449
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0135           45 55 05 15 25 35        0335 0344 0353 0402 0410 0419 0428 0436 0445 0453
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0141           51 01 11 21 31 41        0341 0350 0359 0408 0416 0425 0434 0442 0451 0459

Trafalgar Square, East Side                            0415 0425 0435 0445 0455 0505 0515 0525 0535 0550 0605 0635 0705
Tottenham Court Road Station, Tottenham Court Road     0423 0432 0441 0451 0501 0511 0521 0531 0541 0556 0611 0641 0711
Euston Station, Bus Station                            0429 0438 0447 0457 0507 0517 0527 0537 0547 0602 0617 0647 0717
Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road                 0433 0442 0451 0501 0511 0521 0531 0541 0551 0606 0621 0651 0721
Kentish Town Station                                   0436 0445 0454 0504 0514 0524 0534 0544 0554 0609 0624 0654 0724
Archway Station, Junction Road                         0440 0449 0458 0508 0518 0528 0538 0548 0558 0613 0628 0658 0728
Highgate Station, Woodman                              0444 0453 0502 0512 0522 0532 0542 0552 0602 0617 0632 0702 0732
East Finchley Station                                  0448 0457 0506 0516 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606 0621 0636 0706 0736
Finchley Central Station, Ballards Lane                0454 0503 0512 0522 0532 0542 0552 0602 0612 0627 0642 0712 0742
North Finchley, Tally Ho (Ballards Lane)               0458 0507 0516 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606 0616 0631 0646 0716 0746
Whetstone, The Griffin                                 0502 0511 0520 0530 0540 0550 0600 0610 0620 0635 0650 0720 0750
Barnet High Street, Barnet Church                      0508 0517 0526 0536 0546 0556 0606 0616 0626 0641 0656 0726 0756

Public holidays: Different service patterns may apply around bank holidays, with substantial enhancements on certain nights, but no service on the night before or after Christmas Day. Fuller details of arrangements over Easter and Christmas/New Year can be found via the home page nearer the time.

Operated by Metroline for London Buses.

Timetable revised 27/07/13

Route record

Barnet - Finchley - East Finchley - Archway - Camden Town - Euston - Trafalgar Square
Barnet Church - Barnet Hill - High Barnet Station - Barnet Hill - Great North Road - High Road Whetstone - High Road North Finchley - North Finchley Tally Ho Corner, Bus Station - Ballard's Lane - Finchley Central Station - Regent's Park Road - East End Road - High Road East Finchley - East Finchley Station - Great North Road - Archway Road - Highgate Station - Archway Road - Sandridge Street - St John's Way - Archway Station - Junction Road - Tufnell Park Station - Fortess Road - Kentish Town Station - Kentish Town Road - Camden Street - Camden Road - Camden Town Station - Bayham Street - Crowndale Road - Mornington Crescent Station - Eversholt Street - Euston Station Bus Station - Euston Road - Euston Square Station (for Warren Street Station) - Gower Street - Bedford Square - Bloomsbury Street - Shaftesbury Avenue - Charing Cross Road - Leicester Square Station - Charing Cross Road - St Martins Place - Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square Whitehall (for Charing Cross Station)

Trafalgar Square - Euston - Camden Town - Archway - East Finchley - Finchley - Barnet
Trafalgar Square East Side (for Charing Cross Station) - St Martins Place - Charing Cross Road - Leicester Square Station - Charing Cross Road - New Oxford Street - Tottenham Court Road Station - Tottenham Court Road - Goodge Street Station - Tottenham Court Road - Warren Street Station - Euston Road -Euston Square Station - Euston Road - Euston Station Bus Station - Eversholt Street - Mornington Crescent Station - Camden High Street - Camden Town Station - Kentish Town Road - Kentish Town Station - Fortess Road - Tufnell Park Station - Junction Road - Archway Station - Highgate Hill - Tollhouse Way - Archway Road - Highgate Station - Archway Road - Great North Road - East Finchley Station - High Road East Finchley - East End Road - Regent's Park Road - Finchley Central Station - Ballard's Lane - High Road North Finchley - High Road Whetstone - Great North Road - Barnet Hill - High Barnet Station - Barnet Hill - Barnet Church

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